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1965

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1993

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Wrapper (Gambia)

This is a Wrapper. It is dated ca. 1990 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is cotton and its technique is factory-woven satin damask, machine-stitched-resist patterning, indigo-dyed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 143.5 x 130.8 cm (56 1/2 x 51 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Wrapper (Gambia); cotton; H x W: 143.5 x 130.8 cm (56 1/2 x 51 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1993-136-1

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